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AnyExcuse for a pint

AnyExcuse for a pint

The epayments firm is determined to expand further into pubs, restaurants and cafes across Europe and America after breaking into the New York bar market, writes Emmet Ryan

Irish business leaders to hear the shape of things to come

Irish business leaders to hear the shape of things to come

Don’t expect drone deliveries in D4

Don’t expect drone deliveries in D4

The more remote parts of rural Ireland stand out as better value options for such services

Twitter tweaks help figures beat expectations

Twitter tweaks help figures beat expectations

Chief executive Jack Dorsey has been escalating efforts to rid the site of toxic content amid heightened concerns that social media companies have failed to curb the exploitation of personal data, election meddling and hateful posts

Gadget watch: Obeying the law of averages

Gadget watch: Obeying the law of averages

Sony has delivered a truly average device in what feels like a concentrated effort to use a phone as a piece of commercial living art to prove just how commoditised the bottom of the market has become

‘We focus on being the disruptor rather than being disrupted’

‘We focus on being the disruptor rather than being disrupted’

Boston firm LogMeIn is preparing to double its workforce to 400 in Dublin, as this is where it can find the talent, its chief executive tells Emmet Ryan

Cosgrave’s juvenile stunts take focus off the tax issue

Cosgrave’s juvenile stunts take focus off the tax issue

If the Web Summit boss wants to raise a debate about the Irish tax system, he really needs to rethink his strategy

Samsung's Fold issues an ominous sign

Samsung's Fold issues an ominous sign

According to early reviews, the company's new foldable handset stopped working within just two days

Finally, a new console to talk about

Finally, a new console to talk about

Emmet Ryan breaks down what we know about Sony's recently announced PS5

Way down in the hole, the cosmic ballet unfolds

Way down in the hole, the cosmic ballet unfolds

Last Wednesday’s first ever photograph of a black hole was just the latest episode in what have been an amazing few years for space discovery

‘The less glamorous the better’

‘The less glamorous the better’

Software engineering firm Guidewire deliberately focused on insurance from the get-go. Now it’s worth $8 billion, chief executive Marcus Ryu tells Emmet Ryan

Gadget Watch: The once and future hybrid king

Gadget Watch: The once and future hybrid king

Don’t try to live like Jack Dorsey

Don’t try to live like Jack Dorsey

The Twitter founder's routine has been doing the rounds as yet another example of a tech leader breaking the rules of rest, it involves using a sauna and an ice bath three times a day and eating only one meal a day on weekdays

Leaders’ Questions & Answers

Leaders’ Questions & Answers

From empowering women in tech to the Nokia 3310, Emily Maree is back with six big questions for six experts . . .

Virtualisation Becomes Real

Virtualisation Becomes Real

With organisations seeking to generate a more effective return on infrastructure investment, Jason Walsh looks at the role of server, desktop, network and storage virtualisation